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Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo Full-Day Tour with Lunch

Activity provider: Green Visions Tours

Sete Cidades and Lagoa do Fogo Full-Day Tour with Lunch

Activity provider: Green Visions Tours

From US$ 72.90 per person

Visit a volcanic crater on a full-day tour from Ponta Delgada. See the blue-green lakes of the Sete Cidades caldera and then transfer to the mountains of Lagoa do Fogo in the central Azores. Enjoy a typical Azorean lunch in Lagoa city and more.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pickup from your hotel, accommodation, or cruise terminal in Ponta Delgada.

Experience

Highlights
  • See the twin lakes of the Sete Cidades volcanic crater of São Miguel Island
  • Stop for typical Azorean food in a local restaurant
  • Drive along the scenic road of the Pico do Carvão mountain
  • Marvel at the unique flora of the Azores
  • Enjoy panoramic lake views
Full description

Explore the volcanic landscape of the Sete Cidades, and the mountain scenery of the Lagoa do Fogo on a full-day sightseeing tour from Punta Delgada.

Following a pick-up from your hotel, drive along a scenic road to the Vista do Rei viewpoint. Enjoy panoramic views of the blue and green waters of the two lakes in the crater of the Sete Cidades. Then, continue to different viewpoints before getting close to the banks of the twin lakes.

Go to the Mata do Canário, and marvel at the unique flora of the natural park. Drive along the Pico do Carvão road past numerous small lakes, including the “Empadas Lakes.” Get multiple perspectives of the north and south shores of the island of São Miguel.

Break for a lunch of typical Azorean food in a local restaurant in the city of Lagoa. Next, explore the city of Ribeira Grande with its unique historic center that dates from the 17th to 19th centuries.

Ascend the Pico da Barrosa mountain at the end of your tour and discover the protected natural landscape of the Lagoa do Fogo (Fire Lake).

Marvel at the thermal pools, waterfalls, and different types of endangered plants of the area, before your return transfer to Ponta Delgada and a drop-off at your hotel.

Includes
  • Typical lunch and drinks
  • Hotel and cruise terminal pickup & drop-off within Ponta Delgada
  • Certified tour guide
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance Fee to Natural Park Caldeira Velha Geothermal Swimming Pools
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Know before you go

  • Tips are not included in the cost of this tour and are optional
  •  All reservations are confirmed automatically
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 212 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4.9/5

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Well worth the trip! Must see this beautiful island. Saw three different colored lakes. 8 in a van. Get in and out several times. Did a lot of walking. Fun seeing how pineapples grow. Go lot of driving miles…some lakes hard to get to by walking down steep path. Take Dramamine if get car sick. Great guide. Lunch is very plentiful with fish and pork…wine, coffee, dessert…great bread. Do it! Much less than ship trip and see twice as much.

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November 7, 2022

Starting our short vacation in Sao Miguel we do not imagine the real beauty of this place. The main person responsible for this revelation was our guide, Hugo Melo, from Green Vision Tours (www.greenvisiontours.com), who with his liveliness, willingness, knowledge, but above all with his love for his place, made us love his island too. The program we had agreed on was absolutely respected, and Hugo was very consistent in his services and in all his obligations and further on, making us feel like a friend. Thus our discussions extended to many other issues, which went beyond the information about the areas we visited, interchanging experiences and thoughts for our countries and socities, and for their common european future. Hugo, Thank you very much for what you showed us and taught us and we hope to meet again on your island and have your company again. Maria & Nikiforos, Greece

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October 29, 2022

Our guide was really good but we had a Portuguese couple with us and our guide spoke to them more than he did to us. I clearly asked for an English tour. It would also help if there was a stool to help people in and out of the van. He was very kind and booked us a table at Furnas for lunch. When we had one on one with us, he shared a lot of great information.

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September 29, 2022

Product ID: 62199